Yelich Family History

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Yelich Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Serbian and Croatian Jelic, a metronymic from the female personal name Jela, short form of Jelisaveta (see Elizabeth) or Croatian Jelena. The Croatian female personal name Jela could also be of Slavic origin, from jela ‘fir tree’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Milich, Polich, Yeich, Delich, Belich, Gerich, Mesich, Lulich, Kolich

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Yelich Family Origin

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Yelich Family Occupations

What did your Yelich ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Assembler On Electrical Part were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Yelich. 16% of Yelich men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Yelich women worked as an Assembler On Electrical Part. Some less common occupations for Americans named Yelich were Truck Driver and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Bundler
  • Coal Loader
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Assembler On Electrical Part
  • Beautician
  • Cashier
  • Clerk

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Yelich Historical Records

What Yelich family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 482 census records available for the last name Yelich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yelich census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 92 immigration records available for the last name Yelich. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 196 military records available for the last name Yelich. For the veterans among your Yelich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yelich Life Expectancy

What is the average Yelich lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Yelich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Yelich in 1961 was 68, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yelich

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